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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1902

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1902 Popular Names U.S. - Top 100 Baby Names
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Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Mary 14,486 5.167 -125 -12,105 1 John 7,907 5.956 -26 1,527
2 Helen 5,967 2.129 -416 -5,209 2 William 6,616 4.984 -1 8,288
3 Anna 5,288 1.886 -50 -768 3 James 5,592 4.212 -1 8,640
4 Margaret 5,011 1.788 -128 -2,769 4 George 4,223 3.181 -120 -1,072
5 Ruth 4,384 1.564 -260 -3,190 5 Charles 3,361 2.532 -44 3,769
6 Elizabeth 3,694 1.318 -7 5,221 6 Robert 3,180 2.395 -59 2,327
7 Florence 3,509 1.252 -973 -3,245 7 Joseph 3,098 2.334 -12 7,262
8 Marie 3,424 1.221 -643 -2,971 8 Frank 2,756 2.076 -365 -1,875
9 Ethel 3,295 1.175 -4,824 -3,267 9 Edward 2,294 1.728 -160 15
10 Alice 3,135 1.118 -60 669 10 Henry 2,154 1.623 -8 8,252
11 Lillian 3,063 1.093 -16 3,069 11 Thomas 2,134 1.608 -37 4,997
12 Gladys 2,809 1.002 -2,443 -2,736 12 Walter 1,858 1.400 -253 -505
13 Edna 2,754 0.982 -2,490 -2,683 13 Harry 1,750 1.318 -636 -1,353
14 Mildred 2,750 0.981 -2,238 -2,667 14 Willie 1,565 1.179 -790 -1,284
15 Dorothy 2,707 0.966 -586 -2,209 15 Arthur 1,486 1.119 -229 17
16 Annie 2,664 0.950 -281 -1,577 16 Albert 1,375 1.036 -414 -661
17 Grace 2,642 0.942 -4 4,349 17 Clarence 1,292 0.973 -1,184 -1,139
18 Emma 2,514 0.897 17 17,224 18 Fred 1,286 0.969 -1,541 -1,182
19 Bessie 2,448 0.873 -8,804 -2,436 19 Harold 1,077 0.811 -780 -792
20 Rose 2,444 0.872 -121 -385 20 Paul 1,067 0.804 -205 617
21 Clara 2,432 0.868 -75 590 21 Raymond 1,065 0.802 -272 127
22 Bertha 2,372 0.846 -4,788 -2,344 22 Roy 1,002 0.755 -515 -480
23 Frances 2,326 0.830 -415 -1,603 23 Joe 955 0.719 -661 -593
24 Mabel 2,280 0.813 -427 -1,584 24 Carl 952 0.717 -603 -541
25 Hazel 2,238 0.798 -18 2,766 25 Louis 912 0.687 -252 378
26 Irene 2,210 0.788 -568 -1,709 26 Richard 908 0.684 -149 1,361
27 Gertrude 2,207 0.787 -5,039 -2,181 27 Earl 877 0.661 -1,463 -766
28 Pearl 2,100 0.749 -624 -1,647 28 Ralph 867 0.653 -1,043 -683
29 Minnie 2,055 0.733 -2,581 -1,988 29 Ernest 790 0.595 -938 -577
30 Martha 2,030 0.724 -720 -1,660 30 Charlie 761 0.573 -184 1,015
31 Catherine 1,896 0.676 -167 -323 31 David 761 0.573 8 9,363
32 Myrtle 1,884 0.672 OLD -1,884 32 Jack 743 0.560 -3 7,676
33 Edith 1,853 0.661 -443 -1,204 33 Samuel 702 0.529 12 9,621
34 Ida 1,836 0.655 -1,276 -1,659 34 Theodore 642 0.484 -28 5,269
35 Esther 1,833 0.654 -130 -13 35 Howard 632 0.476 -964 -431
36 Louise 1,832 0.654 -769 -1,496 36 Herbert 615 0.463 -1,844 -538
37 Eva 1,727 0.616 -36 1,887 37 Lawrence 598 0.450 -459 -19
38 Elsie 1,720 0.614 -263 -643 38 Francis 597 0.450 -423 54
39 Sarah 1,710 0.610 -23 2,276 39 Alfred 590 0.444 -822 -340
40 Agnes 1,676 0.598 -1,176 -1,480 40 Elmer 574 0.432 -1,188 -426
41 Josephine 1,566 0.559 -66 1,225 41 Sam 559 0.421 -499 -41
42 Nellie 1,566 0.559 -1,195 -1,374 42 Andrew 558 0.420 2 7,657
43 Laura 1,559 0.556 -297 -620 43 Leo 551 0.415 -18 5,372
44 Lillie 1,533 0.547 -622 -1,095 44 Eugene 524 0.395 -770 -250
45 Ella 1,525 0.544 29 6,489 45 Daniel 501 0.377 30 11,139
46 Julia 1,501 0.535 -47 1,610 46 Lee 475 0.358 -634 -111
47 Ruby 1,458 0.520 -32 2,082 47 Floyd 471 0.355 -1,593 -375
48 Viola 1,447 0.516 -1,125 -1,239 48 Michael 460 0.347 36 12,119
49 Beatrice 1,429 0.510 -510 -885 49 Herman 457 0.344 -2,298 -402
50 Carrie 1,376 0.491 -1,615 -1,248 50 Jesse 437 0.329 -136 1,637

 

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.